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Just about everything went right for Washington on Sunday.

The Wizards are playing as if they want no part of a Game 5 in Toronto.

Washington attempts to close out the first four-game playoff sweep in franchise history.

After recharging his aging body during the final regular-season stretch, Pierce has quickly regained his postseason form.

With several contributing, Washington earns its first 3-0 series lead in franchise history.

John Wall dished out nine assists to lead a second-quarter charge that gave the Wizards a 54-48 halftime lead on Toronto.

Follow live stats, catch up on pregame reading and share your thoughts as Washington shoots for a commanding 3-0 series lead.

Pierce: "You look at the way he can score, the way he can pass, the way he can defend. Top to bottom I think he’s the best point guard in the league."

The Wizards were also up 2-0 against the Chicago Bulls last year but lost Game 3.

Washington improved to 7-1 on the road in the playoffs under Coach Randy Wittman.

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